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KING COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Saturday, March 15

Shoplifting: At 1:25 p.m., deputies received a report that a woman who lingered around clothing racks in a gifts and clothes store on Bendigo Boulevard and ran out of the shop when approached. Staff realized clothing was missing immediately after she sped away.

Friday, March 14

Deer injured: At 9:30 a.m., a deer was injured after being struck by a car.

Theft: At 1 p.m., a man reported that he’d left his wallet, which contained his ID and credit card, on a bench at Subway on 468th Avenue Southeast. When he returned, it was missing.

Wednesday, March 12

Loose cow dispute: At around 10:15 a.m., deputies received reports that a neighbor fired a shotgun to scare cows off property on Southeast 71st Street.

Tuesday, March 11

Fraud: At 2:13 p.m., deputies responded to a call that a man asked three times for change for a $100 bill, gaining $50 before walking out of the store on Southwest Mount Si Boulevard.

SNOQUALMIE POLICE DEPARTMENT

Tuesday, March 18

D.U.I.: At 1:30 a.m., an officer stopped a speeding driver at the corner of Snoqualmie Parkway Southeast and Southeast 96th Street. The 24-year-old man pulled over in the middle of the intersection, and pulled out a credit card when the officer asked to see his ID. After agreeing to do sobriety tests, he staggered to the middle of the road, ready to begin. The officer stopped one sobriety test out of fear that the man, who was swaying backward and forward, would fall over. He was arrested for D.U.I.

Drug paraphernalia: At 5:38 p.m., a landlord cleaning out an apartment on the 39500 block of Southeast Park Street reported finding a marijuana bong, needles and empty meth baggies, which police destroyed.

Monday, March 17

D.U.I.: At 12:53 a.m., an officer pulled over a speeding driver with expired registration at the intersection of Snoqualmie Parkway Southeast and Southeast 96th Street. The driver, who was swaying and slurring his speech, admitted to drinking wine that evening. He was arrested.

Suspicious circumstances: At 3:03 p.m., police responded to a call that a blue van had been parked at Southeast Ridge Street and Fairway Avenue Southeast every day for a week while children got off the school bus. The driver told the officer he was parked there to take advantage of the wireless hotspot.

Malicious mischief: At 5:11 p.m., a pair of boys were caught on surveillance video breaking two windows of the Railway Museum building at 9300 Stone Quarry Road. Nearby, a rented forklift used for restoring the railroad tracks had been damaged, most likely by the same boys.

Sunday, March 16

D.U.I.: At 1:56 a.m., an officer pulled over a speeding driver who had squealed his tires and rolled through a stop sign at Silva Avenue Southeast and Southeast River Street. During sobriety testing, the 26-year-old driver said, “I’m done. Just arrest me. I’m drunk.” After his arrest, the man told officers he’d had eight beers.

Friday, March 14

Noise complaint: At 9:57 p.m., an officer warned noisy mini bike drivers on the 9500 block of Hancock Avenue Southeast.

SNOQUALMIE FIRE DEPARTMENT

Wednesday, March 12

Medical aid: 5:11 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded to the downtown Snoqualmie area for a medical aid call.

Burnt food: At 5:15 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded to the Salish Lodge for an automatic fire alarm set off by smoke from cooking.

Medical aid: At 5:32 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded to the downtown Snoqualmie area for a medical aid call.

Tuesday, March 11

Car accident: At 11:39 a.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded to I-90 for a motor vehicle accident. There were no injuries and the scene was turned over to the Washington State Patrol.

Medical aid: At 12:39 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded to the downtown Snoqualmie area for a medical aid call.

FALL CITY FIRE DISTRICT

Wednesday, March 19

Stroke symptoms: At 4:45 p.m., the aid unit responded to the 4900 block of 335th Avenue Southeast for a 69-year-old woman who had fallen and had symptoms of a stroke. The patient was assisted at the scene and rushed to Overlake Hospital Medical Center by ambulance.

Chest pains: At 10:13 a.m., emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and Bellevue paramedics responded to the 4200 block of 336th Place Southeast for a 51-year-old woman who was experiencing chest pains and shortness of breath. After the patient’s condition was assessed, she was transported to Overlake Hospital Medical Center by paramedics.

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